Facebook seeks to woo journalists with media resources

04/6/2011 | GigaOm

Facebook is reaching out to journalists with a dedicated page and is touting the potential of plug-ins and "like" buttons as traffic-generating tools for media sites. The move may have something to do with Twitter's reputation as the go-to site for journalists looking to use social media as a reporting tool, writes Mathew Ingram. "[W]hile Twitter seems perfectly designed to be a real-time news and information network, many users still likely think of Facebook as a place to socialize rather than be informed," Ingram writes.

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